They were not much relieved at sight of an almost naked white man; but when Tarzan had reassured them in quiet tones, protesting his friendship for them, they opened the barrier a trifle farther
and admitted him.
But we withdrew at an acute angle not only because the French advanced between our two armies; the angle became still more acute and we withdrew still farther
, because Barclay de Tolly was an unpopular foreigner disliked by Bagration (who would come his command), and Bagration- being in command of the second army- tried to postpone joining up and coming under Barclay's command as long as he could.
So far, and a few days' journey farther
, this river confines itself to Abyssinia, and then passes into the bordering countries of Fazulo and Ombarca.
In this manner, we came in view of the entrance of a wood, through which we were to pass, at the farther
side of the plain; but we were greatly surprised, when coming nearer the lane or pass, we saw a confused number of wolves standing just at the entrance.
I thought that I should find him farther
down the trail, probably finishing Perry, and so I leaped in the direction I supposed him to be, to find Perry perched upon a pro-jecting rock several feet above the trail.
up the coast, a few miles beyond the cabin, in crude but well-built shelters, lived a little party of eighteen souls--the occupants of the three boats from the LADY ALICE from which Clayton's boat had become separated.